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February 22 1969
(+ means you need both    ~ means same material    °° means stereo or binaural    ° means mono)
(SFS = Short False Start | FS = False Start | LFS or BD (Breakdown) = Long False Start | PB (Playback) or Complete = Complete Take)

American Sound Studio - Memphis, Tennessee
Producers: Felton Jarvis / Chips Moman
Engineers: Al Pachucki / Roy Shockley

Musicians:   Harmony Vocal:
Guitar: Reggie Young Elvis Presley (True Love Travels On A Gravel Road, Power Of My Love
Drums: Gene Chrisman & Do You Know Who I Am?)
Organ: Bobby Emmons  
Bass: Tommy Cogbill  
Piano: Bobby Wood  

Any Day Now (Vocal Repair)
XPA5 1274
  February 22 1969 (Sat)
V.O. (M) 3:15 Vocal Repair of Feb 21 Master (Vocals replaced 1:27-2:27) From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°
         
Overdub (M)   String overdubs on March 18 (Aft)  
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubs on March 18 (Eve)  
Overdub M 3:00 Backup V.O's on March 25 (Eve ?)
(SPA1 4123)
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°
~The Memphis Sessions (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 33)°°
~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis (24 Bit)°°
~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis '69 Anthology°°~60's Box 5°°+The
Memphis Record°°+The Other Side Of Memphis°° (2 Versions)+From Elvis
In Memphis (Legacy)°

True Love Travels On A Gravel Road (Harmony V.O.)
XPA5 1265
  February 22 1969 (Sat)
V.O. (M) 2:27 Harmony V.O. by Elvis of Feb 17 Master Elvis Rocks & The Girls Roll (LP)°
         
Overdub M 2:38 Strings & Backup V.O's on Mar 25
(SPA1 4132)
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°
~Country Legend (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 18)°°~From
Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis°°~Suspicious Minds
- The Memphis 1969 Anthology°°~60's Box 4°°+The Other Side Of
Memphis°° (Channels Missing)+The Memphis Record°° (Different Mix -
Without Elvis' Harmony Vocal Overdub)

And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind (Vocal Replacement)
XPA5 1267
  February 22 1969 (Sat) (?)
V.O. (M) 3:32 Vocals re-recorded by Elvis to
February 18 Master
Back In Memphis (FTD)°°
         
Overdub (M)   String overdubs on May 7 (Aft)  
Overdub M 3:10 Brass overdubs on May 7 (Eve) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°~The Memphis Sessions
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 33)°°~From Elvis In Memphis
(Legacy)°°~Inspirational (DSD)°°~Back In Memphis (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°
~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis 1969 Anthology°°~60's Box 4°°

Power Of My Love (Harmony Vocal Overdub)
XPA5 1268
  February 22 1969 (Sat)
V.O. (M) 1:13+ Harmony V.O. by Elvis of Feb 18 Master Memphis Memories (LP)° (Acetate - Incomplete - Too Fast)
         
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubs on March 19 (Eve)  
Overdub M 2:36 Backup V.O's on March 25 (Eve ?)
(SPA1 4121)
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°
~The Memphis Sessions (Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 33)°°
~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis°°~Suspicious
Minds-The Memphis '69 Anthology°°~60's Box 4°°+The Memphis Rec.°°
+The Other Side Of Memphis°°

Do You Know Who I Am? (Vocal Repair)
XPA5 1270
  February 22 1969 (Sat) (?)
V.O. (M) 3:18 Vocal Repair of Feb. 19 Master
("Do you think there's a chance...")
Back In Memphis (FTD)°°
V.O. (M) 3:01 Harmony V.O. by Elvis Memphis Memories (LP)° (Acetate - Too Fast)
         
Overdub M 2:48 Strings & Backup V.O's on Mar 25 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°~The Memphis Sessions
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 33)°°~From Elvis In Memphis
(Legacy)°°~Back In Memphis (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°~Suspicious Minds -
The Memphis 1969 Anthology°°~60's Box 5°°

Only The Strong Survive (Vocal Replacement)
XPA5 1272
  February 22 1969 (Sat) (?)
V.O. PB 3:21 Vocal Repair of Feb. 20 Master
(0:00-2:27 & 2:41-2:56 used for
Final Master)
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°
         
Overdub PB   Brass overdubs on March 18 (Eve)  
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubs on March 18 (Eve)  
Overdub PB   String overdubs on March 21  
Overdub (M)   String overdubs on March 21  
Overdub PB 2:38 Backup V.O's on March 25 (Eve ?)
(SPA1 4122)
The Memphis Record°° (Faded)
Overdub M 2:42 Backup V.O's on March 25 (Eve ?) From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°
~The Memphis Sessions (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 33)°°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 3 (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis
(Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis°°~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis
1969 Anthology°°~60's Box 5°°+The Other Side Of Memphis°°

The Fair's Moving On (Vocal Replacement)
XPA5 1276
  February 22 1969 (Sat) (?)
V.O. (M) 3:17 Vocal Repair of Feb. 21 Master Back In Memphis (FTD)°°~Memphis Memories (LP)° (Acetate - Too Fast)
         
Overdub M 3:09 String & Backup V.O's on Mar 25
(SPA1 4138)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°~Fun At The Fair (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 23)°°~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°
~Back In Memphis (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis
1969 Anthology°°~60's Box 5°°+The Memphis Record°°+From Elvis In
Memphis (Legacy)°

Who Am I?
XPA5 1278
  February 22 1969 (Sat: 9.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1 (M) 3:27 (Undubbed Master) From Elvis At American Sound (FTD)°°+Memphis Memories (LP)°
(Acetate - Too Fast - 3:19)
         
Overdub M 3:19 Strings & Backup V.O's on Mar 25
(SPA1 4142)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°~Moved By Faith (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 13)°°~I Believe - The Gospel Masters 2°°
~Elvis At American Sound (FTD)°°~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°
~Ultimate Gospel (DSD)°°~Suspicious Minds - Memphis 1969 Anthology°°
~60's Box 5°°+The Memphis Record°°

Notes

The date is unknown when the Backup Vocal overdubs were added to Any Day Now and Power Of My Love - A possible explanation of this could be as follows:-

There is a page missing from the session logs between March 25 and May 5 1969, and as there appears to have been no backup vocals overdubbed to any songs in May (Apart from May 6 & 7 where Brass was also overdubbed) it is safe to assume that it is from March. The date of the job number at the bottom of the March 25 overdub session log is March 28, so it would be safe to assume that this missing overdub session would be before March 28. The March 25 overdub session was for "Strings" and "Backup Vocals" and was held from 2.00pm until 5.00pm but it may well be that another session was held in the evening of March 25 but just for the backup vocalists (Sonja Montgomery, Millie Kirkham, Dolores Edgin, Hurshell Wigington and Joe Babcock) to add their vocals to the missing six tracks.

If you listen carefully to the vintage mix of Any Day Now you can hear where Elvis' vocals were replaced and can hear the repair drop in and out of the track. Clearly during this song Elvis' vocal mic is picking up residual sound from the drumkit - when we're hearing part of the original vocal track we can hear bleed through from the kit centred in the stereo image. When we hear the vocal repair section we only hear the drums though their dedicated track, which is mixed hard left. When the vocal repair section finishes, Elvis original vocal track is faded back-in which has the side effect of bringing the drum bleed back into the centre of the sound image. People will probably need to listen on headphones to notice this.

Remixed versions of Any Day Now, Power Of My Love, True Love Travels On A Gravel Road and Who Am I? can be found on 'The Memphis Record'.

'Sessions III' lists Elvis' Harmony vocal overdub of Do You Know Who I Am? along with the vocal repair of And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind as being done on September 26, but this surely cannot be the case as the strings and backup vocals were overdubbed on March 25 for Do You Know Who I Am? and May 7 for And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind, and the acetate of Do You Know Who I Am? found on 'Memphis Memories' does not contain these overdubs, meaning it must have been cut before then. The most likely date for Elvis' vocal repair and Harmony vocal overdub of Do You Know Who I Am? and vocal repair of And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind is February 22. This same scenario also applies to Only The Strong Survive and The Fair's Moving On.

By taking out two of the four channels from the rare Japanese Quadraphonic LP of 'From Elvis In Memphis' is how the "Previously Unreleased Versions" were created on the bootleg "The Other Side Of Memphis" (Bilko).

In March of 2007, Sony decided to go through all of Elvis' masters. They retransferred everything and remastered all tracks including repairing as many clicks, pops, bad edits and dropouts as they could. They have used these newly mastered recordings on their new releases since 2007 including budget soundtracks, 'Legacy' releases, the 30 disc 'Complete Elvis Presley Masters' collection and the Franklin Mint package.

Thanks to Matthew Worsley regarding the vocal repair on Any Day Now.

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